Munich BR radio tower burns suddenly ablaze - police are hunting with helicopter | Schwabing-Freimann

Dangerous use for the fire brigade in Munich: A radio tower of the Bavarian broadcasting company (BR) burned suddenly ablaze. The state protection determines.

Munich BR radio tower burns suddenly ablaze - police are hunting with helicopter | Schwabing-Freimann

Dangerous use for the fire brigade in Munich: A radio tower of the Bavarian broadcasting company (BR) burned suddenly ablaze. The state protection determines.

On Friday morning (22. May) a radio tower of the Bavarian broadcasting company (BR) in Munich in flames. A large-scale operation of the fire was the result, the police used a helicopter. The state security has launched investigations on suspicion of arson.

11.33 PM: was Apparently brand Foundation. After a fast-a corresponding suspicion had been launched by the police around free man immediately, "greater investigation measures". More than 20 patrol cars and a helicopter were in use.

police and government protection have taken up the investigation. According to preliminary findings, one or several as yet unknown perpetrators were applied to the BR-site and were able to put the radio mast on fire. Currently, the police of a politically motivated act (on the left), as it is said in a press release. The amount of damage, no information can yet make.

BR-radio tower in Munich is on fire - police are hunting with helicopters, state protection is determined

call: Who has made it to the specified time of the crime suspect perceptions in the Florian mühlstraße, in free man, which could be related to this arson in connection?

persons who can give relevant information, be. asked, to the police headquarters in Munich, Commissariat 43, Tel 089/2910-0, or any other police Department in connection to.

9.58 PM: at 2.57 PM, had triggered the fire alarm system, reported to the Munich municipal fire Department in a press release. At almost the same time, a technician will have chosen the emergency 112. At the site arrived the forces were faced with a complicated task: "Since the harness was already burning at a height of 30 meters and decided on the use of head in addition to the rotating head the aerial rescue stage (maximum operating altitude: 53 meters) to use."

can be controlled the affected area After a technician of the company had separated the plant from the electricity. A total of three technology container on the floor were forcibly opened. After about one and a half hours the fire was extinguished.

BR-radio tower in Munich is on fire - police takes up investigation

Update 22. May, 9.30 am: in the Meantime, the BR has published a report on the fire on the site of the transmitter. "The cable tray is charred by the fire at full length, the plant is out of function," it States. Noticed the fire had been, apparently, by an automatic smoke detector .

Immediate "consequences for the power " are not to be expected. When DAB reception in the North of Munich, there could be problems, such as the BR explains. The cause is now to determine the fire investigators of the police.

München-Freimann: BR-the radio tower is on fire - hazardous use for rescuers

original message:

Munich - in The early hours of Friday morning (22. - May) at 3 PM has triggered great alarm . The radio tower of the Bavarian broadcasting company ( BR ) in free man was ablaze. A large number of Feuerwehr and rescue forces advanced in the North of Munich, the Munich fire was spot on.

The application was due to the burning cables in a height of 30 metres and falling Parts is difficult. At 6 p.m., the fire was extinguished.

What triggered the fire is not yet clear. The police has added investigations and want to inform in the course of Friday on their findings.

mm/tz

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Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 09:36

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